Video from the 1965 SC football team reunion held in 2000
- Video from the 1965 SC football team reunion held in 2000
A video of the festivities conducted for the 1965 Springfield College Football team reunion held in 2000. The film shows activities held on the Benedum Field (now Stagg Field) during the Homecoming football game, including punting and passing activities. Also filmed are speeches given during the dinner held for the reunion. Some of the speakers included Coach Ted Dunn, current football coach Michael DeLong, and many of the players.
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- Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
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College Archives Digital Collections
Springfield College Football Team Papers
Springfield College--Alumni and alumnae
Dunn, Edward (Ted)
- DVD 01:53:09
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The 1965 team went on to be 9-0-0, and is the only Springfield College Football team to go undeated and untied in a season. The letter goes on to outline the upcoming games, including quotes and statements about the teams and last years results. Springfield College’s opponents in ’65-'66 were the US. Coast Guard (30-14), Amherst College (13-0), Williams College (28-8), Colby College (42-13), Northeastern University (16-14), American International College (43-6), Rhode Island University (7-6), University of New Hampshire (43-13), and Wagner College (30-13). The game against Amherst College was televised on Channel 22 and was the first Western Mass football game ever televised in the region. The team received many honors, including Ted Dunn being named UPI New England College Division Coach of the Year and several players received honors including being selected for the All Decade Team. The team came in second to the University of Maine for selection for a bid to play in the Tangerine Bowl in Orlando, FL, December 11, 1965.
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